Vulcan XH558 Airside Tour - Sunday 15 March 2020

Sunday 15 March 2020
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Brand: XH558
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Admission is only available via e-ticket & valid photo I.D
  • Attendees must be 16+
  • 16 and 17 year olds must be accompanied by an adult and have their own photo I.D.​​​​

IMPORTANT: In the email confirming your order, you will be given guidelines for providing the names and ID details of all those attending your visit. This detail is required in advance of your visit for airport security to arrange security passes for your access to the airfield.

 Viewing Names Under XH558's Wing
You will be able to see names placed under XH558's wing from previous year's campaigns.

Names being ordered for the Diamond Anniversary of XH558`s First Test Flight can be seen when the artwork on XH558 is applied and revealed on the 1 July 2020, which is the 60th anniversary of when she was delivered to RAF Waddington and became the first Vulcan B.Mk2 to commence RAF service.

When the artwork is applied on 1 July 2020 you will also be able to see a listing of the names online, together with photographs.

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Vulcan XH558 Airside Tour
Sunday 15 March 2020

Your visit will include a meet-and-greet briefing at the nearby Ramada Hotel. This includes free parking and tea or coffee and biscuits followed by return transport to see XH558. ​​​​You will spend approx. 90 minutes with the aircraft.​​​


Meeting point: Ramada Encore - Doncaster Sheffield Airport 
First Ave, Finningley, Doncaster  DN9 3GP
Telephone: 0330 440 7800


Your Vulcan XH558 Visit:
  • Arrive at the Ramada Hotel on the edge of Doncaster Sheffield Airport at the start of your visit for a meet-and-greet briefing with tea or coffee and biscuits
  • Once you have had your in-depth briefing you will board the coach which will transport you through security (Valid photo I.D. required), and onwards to the secure area on the airfield where XH558 is parked.
  • You will spend approx. 90 minutes at the aircraft, which will include​:
    • An underwing tour, to see names if applicable
    • Ask our Volunteer Engineering Team about the work currently being carried out on the aircraft - such as changing oils, inspections, tests and minor repairs
    • Time in the cockpit with a short talk from an engineer
    • The bomb-bay doors will be swung and control surfaces exercised
  • At the end of your visit you will board the bus and return to hotel.
There will be plenty of photo opportunities for you to capture the memory, to show to family and friends.


Please note: This is an e-ticket - no physical ticket will be issued 
Print your confirmation email or bring the order number with you. This will serve as your entry details for the party /number of people booked.
  • Select 'EVENT TICKET' as your delivery method at checkout, if your order is for the event only.
  • If other items are placed on the same order, delivery charges apply.

Special Tour Conditions
Please read before booking

This tour involves a short amount of walking and plenty of standing - and is not ideally suited for those with restricted or limited mobility. If you require wheelchair access, please call 01302 802077 to discuss your needs before booking. In each case, every wheelchair user should be accompanied by a responsible paying adult as part of their party. This is to comply with Health & Safety regulations when live-side on an active airport.

ON THE DAY: All participants must bring valid up-to-date photo I.D. 
This must be the Photographic Driver's Licence Card or UK Passport displaying the info that you have previously supplied to us.
There are no exemptions through security on this. In the event of failure to produce valid documents, refusal of admission to airside will result. We have no control over this.